Funding Alert 226 November 2022

Funding Opportunities in November

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We have updated a wide range of opportunities in Funding Alert this month. A there are new funds and some older fimilar funds, some of which will be closing soon. Keep a sharp look out for tight deadlines (Highlighted in RED) don’t hold back get that application in before the closing date.

For updates and information on Business Funding take a look at our Business Gateway page.

This funding page highlights just a few of "this months’ offers" from the Funding Alert buletin. If you have any suggestions of how we can make Funding Alert better or any areas you think we can improve, please let us know. Remember to assist in searching, the funders are organised into categories of funding streams, a click on the category heading in the topic index will take you to the chosen section, then click on the link to see if you can apply, short application deadlines are highlighted in red so make sure you’re quick off the mark! This page shows only a few of the opportunities on offer in this month’s Funding Alert; a full copy can be  downloaded from here or sign up for a copy to be sent to your email. Don’t forget to have a look at our support pages they might help with your application. We hope you find something that supports all of the great work you are doing out in our communities.


Early Years Grant Funding

Last minute fund opportunity - Funding is available for voluntary sector groups supporting families with school age childcare or childcare for children aged 0-3 years.

Closing Date 25 November 2022

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66. Argyll and Bute Flexible Food Fund

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Argyll and Bute Council has launched a new fund aimed at tackling financial insecurity for adults and families across Argyll and Bute. The Fund offers financial support and wider confidential professional help to anyone suffering hardship. Working in partnership with the Community Food Forum, Bute Advice Centre and ALIenergy, households with low incomes and no access to cash savings can apply for immediate financial support. The Fund will help support daily living expenses.  This fund is for individuals.

Open for applications

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Arts & Culture

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 2. Argyll and Bute Council – Strategic Events and Festivals Fund

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Grants between £5,001 and £15,000 and grants of between £15,001 and £30,000 are available for constituted not-for-profit organisations to support organisers of strategic events and festivals that contribute to the culture, heritage, and economy of Argyll and Bute in 2022-23.

Deadline 28 November 2022

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3. Go See Share Creative Industries Fund

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Grants between £3,000 and £10,000 are available to help organisations and creative businesses to undertake trips, allowing them to explore new ways to expand their business activity and make them more financially sustainable. The funding is intended to help recipients to gain knowledge and insight, and build relationships at events or other types of visits and then to share this knowledge back in Scotland.

Deadline 29 November 2022

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10. UnLtd - Awards for Social Entrepreneurs

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Funding of up to £18,000 and specialist support are available for UK social entrepreneurs to help them develop as social leaders, and to start up or grow their idea for a social venture.

Deadline: 31 December 2022

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15. Pub is the Hub

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Pub is the Hub advises and helps rural pubs, owners, licensees and communities in Great Britain to make a positive impact in responding to and supporting the needs of their local communities by using pubs for the co-location of necessary services and articulating their specialist local needs.

Opening Ongoing

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 Children and Families

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20. Armed Forces Families Fund: Early Years Programme

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Grants of £20,000 to £80,000 for up to two years are available to private, public and non-profit sector nursery education providers within five miles of an Armed Forces base to help enhance Early Years learning environments for children from Forces families across the UK.

Deadline 05 December 2022

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29. Motability - Community Transport Grants

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Grants of £100,000 to £4 million are available for a maximum of three years to local not-for-profit groups for projects which develop, expand and improve community transport options for disabled people in the UK.

Deadline Ongoing

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Environment and Conservation

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36.  Tree Council - Branching Out Fund

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 Grants between £200 and £2,000 are available to assist schools and community groups in undertaking well-planned tree planting projects across the UK, preferably during National Tree Week.

Deadline 04 December 2022

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37.  Climate Action Fund

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Grants of up to £1.5 million over two to five years are available for community-led partnerships in the UK to make changes in their community that they believe will have the biggest impact on climate change.

Deadline Ongoing

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General Funding

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46. Foundation Scotland - Women's Fund for Scotland

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 Grants up to £5,000 are available for not-for-profit groups to support projects across Scotland that promote women's development, self-sufficiency, and social and economic equality.

 Deadline 29 November 2022

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49. Homes for Ukraine Scheme

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Monthly payments are available for individuals, charities, faith groups, local community groups and businesses in the UK to volunteer accommodation to Ukrainians and their family members who are escaping their homeland due to the Russian invasion.

 Deadline Ongoing

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52. Argyll and Bute Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund

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Small grants of between £500 - £2,000 and grants of between £2,001 and £10,000 are available for community groups, charities, and other third sector organisations, to support adult mental health and wellbeing initiatives in Argyll and Bute.

Deadline 21 November 2022

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55. Hamish Ogston Foundation

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Grants are available for charities across the UK to deliver heritage, music, and health projects that promote long-term sustainability and measurable social outcomes.

Deadline Ongoing

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Land and property
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61. Scottish Land Fund

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Grants up to £1,000,000 are available to help urban and rural communities in Scotland take ownership of the land and buildings that matter to them, as well as practical support to develop their aspirations into viable projects.

Deadline Ongoing

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Poverty and Cost of Living Crisis

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68. Robertson Trust

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A wide range of grants of up to £750,000 are available to registered charities in Scotland that are working with communities experiencing poverty and trauma.

Deadline 23 November 2022

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72. Kellogg's Breakfast Club Grants

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Grants of £1,000 per breakfast club are available to support school breakfast clubs in the UK.

Deadline Ongoing

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74. National Lottery Community Fund - Cost of Living Support Scotland

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Grants of between £10,001 and £75,000 are available for voluntary groups, community organisations, and other not-for-profit organisations across Scotland to help support individuals, families, and communities currently experiencing hardship as a result of the cost-of-living crisis.

Deadline Ongoing

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77. Peter Harrison Foundation - Opportunities through Sport Programme

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Small grants up to £5,000 and grants from £5,000 to £30,000 are available to UK charities running sports projects which provide opportunities for people who are disabled or otherwise disadvantaged to fulfil their potential and develop personal and life skills.

Deadline Ongoing

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83. Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Youth Fund

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Grants of up to £150,000 spread over three years are available for organisations whose main purpose is working with and for young people (aged 14-25) who face complex transitions to adulthood.

Deadline Ongoing

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84. Scottish Gambling Education Hub – Gambling Education Youth Fund

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Grants of up to £1,000 are available for groups of young people across Scotland to deliver gambling education and prevention projects and activities.

Deadline Ongoing

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